Graduate Entry Program in Nursing (GEPN)

For students who have a degree in a field other than Nursing, and do not have an RN license


The Graduate Entry Program in Nursing (GEPN) offers post-baccalaureate entry to the Master of Science (MS) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs.  The program consists of an intensive pre-licensure year of study that is delivered across three continuous semesters.


The Graduate Entry Program in Nursing (GEPN) is designed for adult learners:

  • Who have not attended an RN educational program
  • Who have a baccalaureate degree in field other than nursing
  • Who are leadership bound and seeking a career in advanced nursing

Visit the schoolʻs event page for upcoming online informational sessions at https://nursing.hawaii.edu/events/.